LTA Lateral Tension Abdominoplasty is a specific type of a tummy tuck which enhances the waistline as will as the lateral flank, thigh region for a more sculpted look (hour glass). In addition the design allows further liposuction to achieve more contouring. Most patients are a candidate for this type of Abdominoplasty and is the majority performed in my practice.
What is a lateral tension tummy tuck Does this help give you an hour glass shape?
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What is a lateral tension tummy tuck? Does this help give you an hour glass shape?
There are multiple components important to achieving a good contour. High lateral tension, amount of tissue removal and tightness of closure, and the addition of liposuction to the flanks may all play a role here.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA